Fit for Purpose Monitoring Systems

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Key words:

monitoring and observations, regional assessments, water availability evaluations

Goal of the Activity:

Support WMO Members to enhance monitoring capabilities to assess what the current water availability is and to estimate future needs availability relations by means of operationalizing the Hydrological Status and Outlook System (HydroSOS)


Name of Focal Point

Johannes Cullmann

Email of Focal Point



Activity Outcomes

1) Finalize HydroSOS pilot phase 2) Deliver regional HydroSOS implementation plans and exemplary HydroSOS clusters 3) Present a prototype state of the worlds water resources report

Estimated Activity Milestones

Present the first regional operational HydroSOS in 2021

Current Partners

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Desired Key Capabilities of New Partners

Modelling, Monitoring, Funding, Stakeholder networks, Forecasting